Dr Chelsey Ann Juarez
Teaching and Research Interests
Isotopes, Forensic anthropology, skeletal biology, paleopathology,Human Rights, Immigration, Mexico, Latino Diaspora,
Isotopic analysis of birthplace and migration: area focus Mexico.
The Evolution of Diabetes in Latino populations: Investigations of osteocalcin and bone density changes in archaeological bone as an indicator of diabetes prevalence.
Ancestry and skeletal variation in Prehistoric Northern California Native populations: Project is currently being conducted at the Phoebe Hearst Museum at University of California Berkeley
Perimortem blunt force trauma and burning in human skeletal materials
Intra-tooth variability in isotope studies
“Hispanic” Ancestry and FORDISC: Investigates the craniometrics of traditional “Hispanic” populations
Immigration Policy and Border Death: Investigating how forensic anthropology can inform border policy
Hughes, C., Juarez, C., Hughes, T., Galloway, A., Fowler, G., Chacon, S.
2011. A Simulation for Exploring the Effects of the "Trait List" Method's Subjectivity on Consistency and Accuracy of Ancestry Estimations. Journal of Forensic Sciences Manuscript ID JOFS-10-193. Accepted January 2011.
Hughes C., Juarez C. Zephro, L., Fowler, G., Chacon, S.
2010. Past or Present? Differentiating California Prehistoric Native American remains from Forensic Cases: An Empirical Approach. Journal of Osteoarchaeology doi: 22 JUL 2010, DOI: 10.1002/oa.1192.
Aggarwal, J., Habicht-Mauche, J., Juarez, C.
2008. Applications of Heavy Isotopes in Forensic Isotope Geochemistry: a review. Applied
Geochemistry doi: 10.1016/j/apgeochem.2008.05.016.
2008. Strontium and Geolocation: The Pathway to Identification for Deceased Mexican
Border Crossers. Journal of Forensic Sciences 53(1):46-49.
- Ph.D in Physical Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz , 2011
- M.A. in Physical Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz , 2005
- B.A in Anthropology and Women studies from UC Berkeley , 2001
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